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Grieving Support

Sugarland´s Pet Memorials shares in your grief and emptiness and for that reason we offer this page to help you get through this difficult moment in your life. Please take a look as some of the following pages:

Grief & Bereavement

Elizabeth Kubler Ross is one of top authorities on grief & bereavement. Here is a short description of the Kubler Ross Stages.

Pet Loss Hotlines

Washington State University pet loss hotline
Monday - Thursday, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm &
Saturday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Pacific Time.
University of Illinois pet loss helpline
(877) 394-CARE (2273)
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Central Time
Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday
Michigan State University pet loss support hotline
6:30 pm- 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Tuesday - Thursday
Summer Hours - Tues & Thurs 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. EST

Tufts University pet loss support hotline
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Eastern Time
Monday - Friday

Cornell University pet loss support hotline
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Animal Hospice

Spirits in Transition - A network of animal lovers who desire to offer the best possible care to our animal friends throughout their passing, and support people worldwide in providing hospice care for animals.

Web Resources

Delta Society--counselors, groups, websites, memorials, articles
Pet Loss and Bereavement Directory

American Veterinary Medical Association - Making the decision -- Also, search "pet loss" in Search AVMA box

Argus Institute, Colorado State University--Grief Resources

California Veterinary Medical Association (American Animal Hospital Assn.)--dealing with the loss of a pet

Animal Hospice care--American Assn. of Human-Animal Bond Veterinarians

Purdue University Center for the Human-Animal Bond--pet loss and grief

Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement--list of pet cemeteries, membership information (quarterly newsletter), list of books, links, support group listings,
association's events, counselors specializing in pet loss